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Large 19th Century Facet Cut Sweetmeat c1820

Heading : Georgian facet cut sweetmeat
Date : c1810-1830
Period : George III
Origin : England or Ireland
Colour : Clear
Bowl : A cup bowl with an undulating rim forming four even points above vesica and split cuts
Stem : Diamond facet cut with a swelling knop and an inverted baluster knop
Foot : Slice cut with a scalloped rim
Pontil : Star cut
Glass Type : Lead
Size : 16.5cm tall with a 13cm bowl and a 10.1cm foot
Condition : Excellent, some very minor grazing to the rim, a few sooty particles in the glass a feature not a flaw
Restoration :
None
Weight : 902 grams

Additional Information : A particuarily fine large example. Used in the 18th and early 19th century to serve desserts such as comfits, preserves, candied peel and preserved cherries. Edward Lambert's "The Art of Confectionary" is s wonderful guide and is available online

https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=F_opAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false

 

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  • Product Code: 2017071152
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  • £240.00


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